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Midday Edition uplifts voices in San Diego with fearless conversations about intriguing issues. Host, Jade Hindmon, cuts through the noise with questions that give listeners a deeper understanding of themselves, people and the community they live in. Guests share diverse perspectives from their expertise and lived experience. In a city and world that's rapidly changing, Jade’s interviews inspire, inform and make you think. New episodes drop Monday - Thursday afternoons.

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Midday Edition uplifts voices in San Diego with fearless conversations about intriguing issues. Host, Jade Hindmon, cuts through the noise with questions that give listeners a deeper understanding of themselves, people and the community they live in. Guests share diverse perspectives from their expertise and lived experience. In a city and world that's rapidly changing, Jade’s interviews inspire, inform and make you think. New episodes drop Monday - Thursday afternoons.

Language:

English


Episodes
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State Senate passes bill banning 'forced outings'

6/18/2024
The California Senate has passed a bill to ban "forced outing policies" in public schools. We discuss recent violence in Hillcrest. And, youth LGBTQ+ activists share their experiences in San Diego.

Duration:00:44:35

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Crossing political divides, one train trip at a time

6/17/2024
Last month, a group of master's students from the University of San Diego embarked on a two-week train journey to bridge gaps across the country. Here's what they found out.

Duration:00:42:40

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Celebrating Black Music Month with NPR Music's Tiny Desk

6/13/2024
NPR’s Tiny Desk is celebrating the month with nine performances by Black women artists. Plus, KPBS' favorite local submissions to the Tiny Desk Contest.

Duration:00:45:45

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Building connection through fatherhood

6/12/2024
We discuss resources for local fathers, and how to build connection with one another while learning to parent.

Duration:00:46:00

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NPR's Throughline still brings history to news, five years later

6/11/2024
For their fifth anniversary, the co-hosts and creators of NPR's award-winning history podcast reflect on their vision for the show and where it fits in the current historical moment.

Duration:00:12:07

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Adult bullying is a problem. How do we stop it?

6/11/2024
A new book, "Our New World of Adult Bullies," examines the impact of adult bullying in the workplace and society at large.

Duration:00:21:48

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The love/hate relationship with dating in San Diego

6/10/2024
Today on Midday Edition, it’s all about dating and relationships in San Diego. We look into the new options people are exploring to find love.

Duration:00:46:40

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Preserving San Diego's vibrant queer history

6/6/2024
A local community archive is dedicated to preserving and sharing local LGBTQ+ history. Plus, a celebration of queer and trans performers in an upcoming dance festival. And your weekend preview.

Duration:00:45:45

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How is San Diego's biotech industry faring?

6/5/2024
Though San Diego remains a major hub for the biotech industry, the sector has been hit by a wave of job losses and closures over the past year. We take a look at how the local industry is doing today.

Duration:00:46:00

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Extreme heat is a 'silent killer,' experts say

6/5/2024
The risk of extreme heat is growing, especially in San Diego. We talk about the dangers and what can be done about it.

Duration:00:32:00

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The racial roots of fatphobia

6/3/2024
A professor connects the dots between the historical roots of anti-fat bias and racism within medicine.

Duration:00:19:20

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How a racially biased kidney test harmed Black patients

6/3/2024
For decades, a racially biased lab test included a "race modifier" that prevented thousands of Black patients from getting kidney transplants.

Duration:00:32:40

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AJ Rafael leads local production of 'Tick, Tick... BOOM!'

5/30/2024
Singer-songwriter AJ Rafael celebrates his leading role at Cygnet Theatre. We also hear about a new art exhibit in Oceanside and some arts events happening this weekend.

Duration:00:43:20

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On finding 'A Place of Our Own'

5/29/2024
A new book looks into important third spaces for LGBTQ+ women.

Duration:00:16:44

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The future of lithium and electric vehicles in Imperial County

5/29/2024
We look at the history of renewable energy in the Imperial County and why lithium might be different. Plus, efforts to bring more electric vehicle chargers to the region.

Duration:00:28:30

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A lesson in labor history from Dolores Huerta

5/28/2024
May is labor history month. To wrap up the month, we discuss the rich legacy of labor organizing across California and locally in San Diego with Dolores Huerta.

Duration:00:43:46

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Honoring the legacy of San Diego artist James Hubbell

5/23/2024
A writer and documentarian shared James Hubbell's impact on the San Diego region. We also get a peek into a new KPBS podcast about local activism and some recommendations for arts events to check out over the weekend.

Duration:00:45:00

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Connecting people to mental health support in San Diego County

5/22/2024
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Local leaders and experts unpack the state of mental health resources and housing support in San Diego County, after the passage of Proposition 1.

Duration:00:46:00

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The US is easing restrictions on cannabis. What could it mean for San Diego?

5/21/2024
The Biden administration is officially moving to reclassify cannabis from a Schedule I drug to Schedule III. We talk about how it will impact research and the industry. Plus, what the future holds for cannabis equity in San Diego.

Duration:00:45:45

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Christian nationalism and the movement of 'ex-vangelicals'

5/17/2024
Theologians discuss the political influence of Christian nationalism. Plus, the wave of "ex-vangelicals" who are disowning the evangelical movement.

Duration:00:46:17